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Tag: Cheonan

May
20th

A reminder: The Korean War never quite ended

This editorial will appear in tomorrow’s print edition.

In the 60 years since North Korea invaded South Korea, the hydrogen bomb was invented, the Vietnam War fought, China privatized, the Berlin Wall torn down and the Soviet Union dismantled.

Yet by some bizarre quirk of history, we are still dealing with a bellicose, Stalinist, terrorist North Korea. An international panel of experts has verified what was fairly obvious from the beginning: The sinking of the South Korean warship Cheonan on March 26 was caused by a North Korean torpedo. Read more »